Information is Everywhere and Everywhere We are Ignorant

Welton, Michael
Date Written:  2015-11-13
Publisher:  Counterpunch
Year Published:  2015
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18314

An international survey of young people in the US and other countries asked 56 questions about geography and current events. The organization’s survey discovered that about 87% of Americans could not place Iraq on the map. Americans could find on average only seven of the 16 countries in the quiz. Only 71% of the surveyed Americans could locate the Pacific Ocean, the world’s largest body of water.

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